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Form and Pour a Concrete Slab

Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. We show you the best techniques and tools so you get it right the first time.

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How to Finish Concrete

In this article, we’ll show you the tools and techniques you need to get a smooth, durable finish on concrete. We’ll also tell you how to know when the concrete is ready for each phase of the finishing process. Whether you’re pouring a small slap of concrete, like a pad for your garbage can, or a large slab for a patio, these DIY steps will guide you through the process.

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Think inside the box with these tricked-out shipping container homes

Flag The mint-green dwelling sports an industrial design, with concrete floors and a walnut finish, along with tools for collecting solar power and harvesting rainwater.


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Excellent item for the do it yourselfer. Easy to use and the finished project looks great.

from The Family Handyman

Build a Work Bench On a Budget

Build a simple, strong workbench made entirely from 2x4s. It's inexpensive (less than $100) and takes only about four hours to build.